"Can we say that the linearity in modern cinema is closer to contemplative whereas curvy movies are more about sensations?"
Straigth and Curly (Mark Cousins; Sight&Sound; Oct 2012)
On Andrei Rublev (the painter) as a symbol for the "straight", "linearity" exemplified by Tarkovsky, Kubrick, Akerman, Bresson, Snow, Davies. Mani Kaul, Michael Mann, Pasolini, Andersson. Costa, Dumont, Puiu... "meditative art".